Student Teacher Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Student Teacher interview, here are 30 interview questions and answer examples.

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Question 1 of 30

Describe your best strength.

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List of 30 Student Teacher Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    Describe your best strength.

  2. 2.

    What makes you the best option for the student teaching vacancy?

  3. 3.

    How would you feel if a student failed?

  4. 4.

    How are you a team player?

  5. 5.

    Describe the worst problem you had to endure in your life and how you overcame it.

  6. 6.

    What is the best way to keep students inspired, so they do not become a distraction but instead self-directed individuals?

  7. 7.

    Share how you are an energetic and positive individual.

  8. 8.

    What does project-based learning look like in your classroom?

  9. 9.

    How has college prepped you for teaching?

  10. 10.

    What do you look forward to when it pertains to teaching?

  11. 11.

    Share your career goals.

  12. 12.

    Explain your greatest weakness and how you work to improve it.

  13. 13.

    How would you go about helping a student that is struggling to learn a new concept?

  14. 14.

    What made you become an educator?

  15. 15.

    Describe how you work through stressful experiences.

  16. 16.

    In what ways do you teach students who have varying abilities?

  17. 17.

    What challenges do you expect as a student-teacher?

  18. 18.

    Let's say you are taking care of a student who is struggling. How do you enjoy the process with them?

  19. 19.

    Share a time you were a risk-taker.

  20. 20.

    Explain your work philosophy.

  21. 21.

    How would you react if a student said you were the worst teacher on planet Earth?

  22. 22.

    What are your qualifications for this position?

  23. 23.

    How would you work with a student who is often defiant?

  24. 24.

    How are positive relationships built in your classroom?

  25. 25.

    In what ways do you use data to help differentiate your instruction?

  26. 26.

    One of your classes has many English language learners in it. How will you help support literacy for them?

  27. 27.

    A student is not learning through textbooks and worksheets. How will you use 21-Century learning through the help of technology?

  28. 28.

    How do you bring in the parents when a behavioral problem is taking place with their student?

  29. 29.

    What questions can we answer for you?

  30. 30.

    What positive reinforcement will you use to navigate troublesome students back onto the path of educational success?